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All reviews national trust fog horn engine room keepers cottage climb the stairs cliff top well worth a visit scones climbing frame hand rails pit village victoria sponge home made cakes coastal walk nice place to visit stunning coastline worth the climb
Seeing the Souter lighthouse was a brilliant experience, the lighthouse tower was fully open to the public and the air compressors was started to power the fog horns for a demonstration, this was very impressive.
The lighthouse based in South Tyneside and is in prestine condition, being looked after by the national trust what else would you expect. I know the old cottages that are connected to the building used to be available as a holiday let, I'm not as...More
This is a beautiful place to stop for refreshments whilst walking the coastal path. The cafe is typical National Trust prices but the Victoria sponge was excellent and knowing the proceeds go towards raising money to paint the lighthouse makes it worth breaking the diet...More
First time to Souter Lighthouse yesterday. Very interesting. The place really is in a time-warp, looking much as it did in the 19th century. There are keepers' cottages to explore, rooms full of interesting machinery, and of course the lighthouse itself, complete with huge Fresnal...More
Stopped on a whim.
Really pleased that we did. Yes it was a lovely day which did enhance the visit but a real surprise nonetheless
Special thanks to Ross and Elizabeth who were both knowledgeable and obviously liked their jobs and made the whole experience...More
The lighthouse was built in 1871 and was the first electric lighthouse. First of all you can have a look at the engines and volunteers tell you all about them. You can walk into where the lighthouse keeper lived with his family and at one...More